Twitter is in news again with a number of investors talking about how and why Google should be buying Twitter. In this article we take a look at some of the inspirational quotes from minds that created Twitter !
Twitter was created in March 2006 by Jack Dorsey, Evan Williams, Biz Stone and Noah Glass and launched by July 2006. As of May 2015, Twitter has more than 500 million users, out of which more than 302 million are active users.
“Success is never accidental.” -Jack Dorsey
“Everyone has an idea. But it’s really about executing the idea and attracting other people to help you work on the idea.” -Jack Dorsey
“You don’t have to start from scratch to do something interesting. You don’t have to start from scratch to have a massive impact on the world. You have to have a good idea. You have to convince other people of those good ideas. And you have to push as quickly as possible.” -Jack Dorsey
“The strongest thing you can cultivate as an entrepreneur is to not rely on luck but cultivating an ability to recognize fortunate situations when they are occurring.” -Jack Dorsey
“Luck comes in many forms—and often looks bad at first. I always look back on the deals that we didn’t do and the things that didn’t work out, and realize what seemed like a bummer at the time was really lucky. …if you have some plan and it doesn’t go that way, roll with it. There’s no way to know if it’s good or bad until later, if ever.” – Evan Williams
“Timing, perseverance, and ten years of trying will eventually make you look like an overnight success.” – Biz Stone
“Expect the unexpected. And whenever possible, be the unexpected.” -Jack Dorsey
“A founder is not a job, it’s a role, it’s an attitude. And it’s something that can happen again, and again, and again. In fact it has to happen, again and again and again. Otherwise we would not move forward.” -Jack Dorsey
“Creativity comes from constraint.” – Evan Williams
“When I meet with the founders of a new company, my advice is almost always, ‘Do fewer things.’ It’s true of partnerships, marketing opportunities, anything that’s taking up your time. The vast majority of things are distractions, and very few really matter to your success.” – Evan Williams